Daina Ramey Berry
Daina Ramey Berry is an associate professor of history at the University of Texas at Austin and a specialist in the history of gender and slavery in the United States. She is the author of Swing the Sickle for the Harvest Is Ripe: Gender and Slavery in Antebellum Georgia (2007) and the editor-in-chief of Enslaved Women in America: An Encyclopedia (2012), winner of the American Library Association’s RUSA Outstanding Reference Source. Her current project is an economic and social history of prices for the enslaved in the South. She is also currently coediting, with Leslie Harris, a volume on slavery and freedom in Savannah, Georgia.
- Slavery and the Value of Human Chattels
- The Auction Block Experience
- Gender and Slavery in the United States
- The Life and Times of Frederick Douglass
- United States Slavery
“The Life and Achievements of Frederick Douglass”
This lecture was presented at the Byrne-Reed House in Austin, Texas, as part of “American Writing on the Civil War,” a teacher workshop sponsored by Humanities Texas. Recorded by Humanities Texas in February 2012.
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